Russian MoD Confirms 5th-Gen. Su-57 Stealth Fighters Were Tested in Syria

The Russian Defense Ministry has commented on President Putin’s annual state-of-the-nation address to the bicameral parliament, the Federal Assembly, to a large extent devoted to the country’s success in the military sphere.
 
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu confirmed on Thursday that two Russian fifth generation Su-57 fighter jets were carrying out two-day combat testing missions in Syria.
 
The statement was made after the Russian Kommersant newspaper reported, citing its military sources, that the Russian fifth-generation Su-57 fighter jets had been deployed to Syria to test radar systems and electronic warfare.
 
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